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Sherri Shepherd & Keke Palmer
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Blacks On Broadway: Keke Palmer & Sherri Shepherd Make History With “Cinderella”

Posted August 5, 2014 by jmurray

Two big stars are headed to the Great White Way! Keke Palmer has signed on to play Cinderella in the Rodgers & Hammerstein production bearing the same name. The 22-year-old singer/actress will be the first African-American to portray the title character in the stage show. Outgoing “The View” host Sherri Shepherd will also star in [...]

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Patti LaBelle & Dule Hill in After Midnight
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Patti LaBelle: Praying Angels Will Save Broadway’s “After Midnight”

Posted June 26, 2014 by jmurray

Earlier this month news broke that “After Midnight” would close on June 29 after having played 19 preview performances and 272 regular performances. The Tony Award-nominated musical revue originally starred actor Dulé Hill and “American Idol” winner Fantasia Barrino when it opened to critical acclaim on Nov. 3, 2013. Despite having previously announced that Grammy [...]

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Audra McDonald in Lady Day
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Audra McDonald: Marvels As Billie Holliday In “Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill”

Posted June 25, 2014 by jmurray

Want know why Audra McDonald is the most-celebrate performer in Tony Awards history? Well, just go see “Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill” and you will understand why! The six-time Tony Award winner is transfixing as Billie Holliday in the musical set in a seedy joint in North Philadelphia where the ‘God Bless the [...]

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Kandi & Todd
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Kandi Burruss: Preps Wedding Special & Releases Play DVD

Posted May 5, 2014 by jmurray

Bravo is gearing up for the June 1 debut of Kandi Burruss’s latest spin-off series, “Kandi’s Wedding.” The “Real Housewives of Atlanta” star will chronicle her road to the alter with fiancé Todd Tucker in a wedding series showcasing their journey. In a clip (posted below), you will see the R&B singer gearing up for [...]

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After Midnight
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Diva Delight: Patti LaBelle, Gladys Knight & Natalie Cole To Join “After Midnight”

Posted April 30, 2014 by jmurray

On the heels of garnering seven Tony Award nominations, including Best Musical, the hit Broadway show “After Midnight” has announced three music veterans will join the impressive roster of all-star entertainers who have been featured in the musical. Grammy winners Patti LaBelle, Gladys Knight and Natalie Cole will each star in “After Midnight” this summer [...]

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Michelle Williams
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Michelle Williams: Touring With Pop Powerhouses In “Jesus Christ Superstar”

Posted April 9, 2014 by jmurray

Michelle Williams has been cast as Mary Magdalene in the long-running global musical “Jesus Christ Superstar.” The Grammy-winning member of Destiny’s Child will hit the road this summer for an arena tour of the acclaimed show. Williams will tour alongside fellow musicians including N’Sync’s JC Chasez (Pontius Pilate); Incubus lead singer Brandon Boyd (Judas Iscariot); [...]

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Vanessa L. Williams
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The Right Stuff: Vanessa L. Williams Joining “After Midnight”

Posted February 25, 2014 by jmurray

Vanessa L. Williams is gearing up for her latest turn on the Great White Way. The 11-time Grammy nominee will perform a five week run in the hit Broadway musical, “After Midnight.” Williams will begin her stint in “After Midnight” after Toni Braxton and Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds leave the show. She’ll headline alongside “After Midnight” [...]

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Sheryl Lee Ralph & Sylvester
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Sheryl Lee Ralph: Joins Off-Broadway Production About Sylvester As Producer

Posted February 20, 2014 by jmurray

TV actress and Broadway star Sheryl Lee Ralph has signed on to become a producer of the off-Broadway production, “Mighty Real: A Fabulous Sylvester Musical.” Ralph, the original star of Broadway’s “Dreamgirls” and TV shows “Moesha” and “Instant Mom,” joins as producer along with her The D.I.V.A. Foundation to partner with AnthonyKen, LLC on the [...]

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Toni Braxton & Babyface
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Babyface & Toni Braxton: Big Return & Broadway Bound

Posted February 13, 2014 by jmurray

Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds and Toni Braxton’s duet offering, “Love, Marriage and Divorce” has made a huge impact its first week. The CD, the duo’s first full album together, sold more than 67,000 units in its first week, landing it the top spot on Billboard’s Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums charts. The release also debuted at number four on [...]

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Oprah Winfrey
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Oprah Winfrey: Readying Her Broadway Debut?

Posted February 11, 2014 by jmurray

Is entertainment mogul Oprah Winfrey ready to make her Broadway debut? There’s buzz out of New York City that the talk show icon and network owner is in talks with producers to star in the revival of the dramatic play, “Night, Mother.” Winfrey would star opposite five-time Tony Award-winner Audra McDonald in the production about [...]

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